Measures up to 3" long and weighing 10-12 grams! Plus, great flavor and ample size make Giant Kiowa the perfect choice for making wine and juices! It is extremely hardy and has a very long fruiting period—blooming earlier and continuing longer than other varieties! Self-pollinating.
Light: Full sun
Bloom Time: Early summer
Zones: 4 to 9
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Giant Kiowa Blackberry Product Details
Rubus x 'Kiowa'
Deciduous semi-woody canes
Upright, 5' - 6'
4' - 8'
3' - 4' apart
Zones 4 - 8
Compound leaves, mid green, pubescent
Open, single, rose-like flower borne 5- 10 per cluster, 1 - 2 clusters per stem
Mid to late spring
Plant at the same depth it is growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly. It is recommended to tie canes onto support wires
Tolerant of a wide range of soils, will be best in a well-drained, humus-enriched soil.
Fast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 5 weeks
Giant sized fruit, up to 3"long and weighting 10 - 12 g. No other variety matches this size. It also has a very long fruiting period and is extremely hardy. The fruits are very juicy and therefore suitable for wine and juices. Released from the Arkansas Agricultural Expt. Station, this variety has thorns and blooms earlier and continues longer than other varieties it has been tested against.